Set in the small hamlet of Moneystone to the south of the Peak District, this lovely cottage makes a superbly cosy and welcoming base for enjoying the walks, cycling, market towns, pretty villages, theme parks and historic houses of the area. There are two comfortable bedrooms here, one double and one family room with bunks and a single bed. The accommodation is set over the ground floor, meaning young and old alike can relax in front of the open fire or enjoythe lovely views over the Churnet Valley. One dog is welcome, and the owner even offers a dog-sitting service, allowing your four legged friend to enjoy long walks with you and then be fussed over while you indulge in a fine meal or quiet afternoon. The attractive garden is a nice spot for relaxing, and the area is well placed for Staffordshire, the Peaks and more.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with adult bunks and single bed (room can be arranged as a twin to sleep 2 people). Shower room with large 'power shower' cubicle, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with breakfast bar. Sitting room with wooden floor, dining area, open fire and French windows with access onto a large terrace with fine views across Churnet Valley.
LPG central heating with open fire in sitting area and underfloor heating in kitchen and bathroom. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, broadband, library of books/DVDs/games. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Ample off road parking. Pretty garden with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome at 10 per stay. Dog sitting service by arrangement with owner at £5 per morning/afternoon session. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 3 miles, pubs 1 mile.
Moneystone lies just south of the Peak District National Park, and the hamlet is surrounded by walking trails along country lanes, through valleys and over hills. Overlooking the Churnet Valley, this is a lovely spot for getting out and about, and cyclists have a choice of two former railway routes which now offer picturesque rides through lovely countryside. Amenities can be found in the nearby market towns of Ashbourne and Leek, while those who fancy a wilder day out will enjoy Alton Towers theme park, just a few miles away.
The ultimate in "year-round" appeal, the Peak District offers countryside, picturesque villages and magnificent scenery. It touches upon six counties and encloses 555 square miles of open moorland, flowing rivers, and wooded dales.